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What is a liger?

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Asked by arvind rau, 21 May '07 02:30 pm
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The liger is a cross (a hybrid) between a male lion and a female tiger. It is therefore a member of genus Panthera. It looks like a giant lion with diffused stripes. Like tigers (and unlike lions), ligers like swimming.
Answered by Gopi R, 21 May '07 02:32 pm

 
  
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The liger is a hybrid cross between a male Panthera leo (lion), and a female Panthera tigris (Tiger) and is denoted scientifically as Panthera tigris Panthera leo.
Answered by Sanket Godha, 21 May '07 02:32 pm

 
  
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For other uses, see Liger (disambiguation).

LigerThe liger is a hybrid cross between a male Panthera leo (lion), and a female Panthera tigris (Tiger) and is denoted scientifically as Panthera tigris Panthera leo.[1][2] A liger resembles a giant lion with diffused stripes. They are the largest cats in the world, although the Siberian Tiger is the largest pure sub-species. Like tigers, but unlike lions, ligers enjoy swimming. A similar hybrid, the offspring of a male tiger and a female lion is called a tigon.

According to The Tiger, Symbol of Freedom rare reports have been made of tigresses mating with lions in the wild.[3] Under exceptional circumstances it has been known for a tiger to be forced into ranges inhabited by the Asiatic Lion, Panthera leo persica, which is a different species to the tiger, Panthera tigris. This may have occurred in the Gir Forest in India where the ranges of Asiatic Lions and Bengal Tigers overlap. This combination of species in the wild however is ...more
Answered by piyush k singh, 22 May '07 09:33 am

 
  
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The liger is a hybrid cross between a male Panthera leo (lion), and a female Panthera tigris (Tiger) and is denoted scientifically as Panthera tigris Panthera leo.[1][2] A liger resembles a giant lion with diffused stripes. They are the largest cats in the world, although the Siberian Tiger is the largest pure sub-species. Like tigers, but unlike lions, ligers enjoy swimming. A similar hybrid, the offspring of a male tiger and a female lion is called a tigon.

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Answered by Anil K Chugh, 21 May '07 08:30 pm

 
  
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Its a cross breed of Lion & Tigress
Answered by Cocktail Raj, 21 May '07 02:31 pm

 
  
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I dont know sir...r u talking abt lingre
Answered by anand shankar, 21 May '07 02:31 pm

 
  
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